Saffron Extract & L-Carnosine Stack
Life Extension Optimized Saffron Extract with Satiereal
Cut down on stress eating and control your calorie intake when you take Optimized Saffron with Satiereal from Life Extension.
It's a daily dietary supplement that helps you balance your mood and control your eating habits. Optimized Saffron with Satiereal is infused with nutrients that help modulate brain receptors that control your emotions and moods. A potent dose of saterial extract present in the supplement can help reduce feelings of hunger, enhance your mood and help you curb your desire to snack.
Just two 88.25 mg capsules of Optimized Saffron with Satiereal® delivers the active constituents safranal and crocin, shown to modulate certain serotonergic receptors in the brain to support mood.77-80
In clinical studies, women taking Satiereal® experienced:
- 100% reduction in the desire to snack
- 50% fewer instances of eating between meals
- Less hunger
- Moderate weight loss
- More energy
- Better mood
They experienced a greater sense of control over between-meal snacking, and a change in eating behavior, without that “jittery feeling” or other undesirable effects.82 They reported feeling better about themselves and better in general.
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule
Servings Per Container 60
Satiereal® Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) Non-GMO Extract (stigma) [std. to 0.34% safranal (0.3 mg) by UV Vis and providing crocin and picrocrocin] 88.25 mg
500mg L-Carnosine (45 Day Supply)
Carnosine is a multifunctional dipeptide made up of a chemical combination of the amino acids beta-alanine and L-histidine. It is found both in food and in the human body. Long-lived cells such as nerve cells (neurons) and muscle cells (myocytes) contain high levels of carnosine.28 Muscle levels of carnosine correlate with the maximum life spans of animals. Carnosine is a naturally occurring antioxidant that has been shown to be an anti-glycating agent.
This nutrient also has the ability to suppress formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and reactive oxygen species (ROS), culprits in metabolic dysfunction and oxidative stress that can lead to age-related conditions.25 Carnosine levels decline with age. Muscle levels decline 63% from age 10 to age 70, which may account for the normal age-related decline in muscle mass and function.36
Since carnosine acts as a pH buffer, it can keep on protecting muscle cell membranes from oxidation under the acidic conditions of muscular exertion. Carnosine enables the heart muscle to contract more efficiently through enhancement of calcium response in heart myocytes.37
Aging causes irreversible damage to the body’s proteins. One underlying mechanism behind this damage is glycation. Glycation involves the non-enzyme controlled cross-linking of proteins and sugars to form non-functioning structures in the body. The process of glycation can be superficially seen as unsightly wrinkled skin. Glycation is also an underlying cause of age-related neurologic, vascular, and eye problems.38-49 Carnosine is a unique dipeptide that can interfere with the glycation process.
Benfotiamine, a derivative of thiamine (vitamin B1), provides additional protection against glycation reactions while guarding cells against the toxic effects of chronic glucose exposure. Even people with normal glucose levels encounter damaging sugar reactions over a lifetime. Benfotiamine protects against glucose-induced cell damage via several mechanisms.
Serving Size: 1 Capsule
L-Carnosine 500 mg
Thiamine (vitamin B1) (as Thiamine HCl) 50 mg
Benfotiamine 50 mg **
Luteolin (from Perilla leaf extract) (perilla frutescens) 4 mg
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